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Title Biostimulants : exploring sources and applications / Naleeni Ramawat, Vijay Bhardwaj, editors
Published Singapore : Springer, 2022


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and color)
Series Plant life and environment dynamics
Plant life and environment dynamics
Contents Chapter 1. Plant Biostimulants: Overview of categories and effects -- Chapter 2. Biostimulant potential of seaweed extracts derived from Laminaria and Ascophyllum nodosum -- Chapter 3. Borage extracts as biostimulants of plant growth and development -- Chapter 4. Simple organic acids as plant biostimulants -- Chapter 5. Animal-derived hydrolyzed protein and its biostimulant effects:In: Biostimulants: exploring sources and applications -- Chapter 6. Protein hydrolysates as Biostimulants of Plant Growth and Development -- Chapter 7. Biostimulants and their extraction from food and agro based industries -- Chapter 8. FOLIAR APPLICATION OF MICROBIAL AND PLANT BASED BIOSTIMULANTS ON PLANT NUTRITION -- Chapter 9. The role of biostimulants in plant growth, development and abiotic stress management: recent insights -- Chapter 10. Role of Biostimulants in Agriculture -- Chapter 11 Biostimulants: Emerging trend and opportunities
Summary This edited book is a comprehensive compilation highlighting sources of biostimulants, their production, influence on plant growth and development, and regulatory status of plant biostimulants for better understanding and opening new vistas for future research. Biostimulants, the biological formulations are known to meliorate the plants growth and vigour, improve nutritional efficiency along with maintaining their well-being mainly via providing protection against a wide range of infections. Both horticultural as well as agricultural crops involve the utilization of the biostimulants. Fulvic and humic acids, nitrogen-containing compounds, protein hydrolysates, favourable bacteria and fungi, and extracts of seaweed are the chief active components of these. The major driving force for these materials is the organic farming industry and demand for sustainable crop production. This book will be of great interest to researchers, teachers, climate change scientists, capacity builders, and policy makers. Moreover, this book does the work of a supplementary reading for students in various fields such as agriculture, soil science, ecology, environmental science and forestry at undergraduate as well as graduate level. This will be a gainful read for national and international agricultural scientists and the policy makers. Elaborates on biostimulants induced influence of plant growth and development Covers all aspects of biostimulants sources and its role in plant life in detail Discusses evidence based approach in biostimulants sources and its useful applications in plants
Notes Print version record
Subject Plant growth promoting substances.
Plant biotechnology.
Plant biotechnology
Plant growth promoting substances
Form Electronic book
Author Ramawat, Naleeni, editor
Bhardwaj, Vijay, editor
ISBN 9789811670800